Of the six whiskies
before us, the Blue Label was also this neophyte's choice.
And if you are looking for some inspiration we have picked the best five whiskies
usually specializing in single malt Scotch and the few Irish whiskies
that were available at the time.
I want them to go away having tasted some very interesting whiskies
," Allanson said.
Eddie gives us a brief history of whisky, the development in the distillation process and the differences between single malt, single grain and peat burning We learn that whiskies
don't age once they've been bottled and that a scotch is only a scotch if it's been distilled and matured for a minimum of three years in Scotland.
, no matter how enjoyable, should not be given even the slightest consideration.
Whisky requires a deep level of knowledge to educate the customer on differences in production techniques, flavor profiles, regions of origin as well as growing trends such as Japanese and Taiwanese whiskies
Lately there has been a lot of product chum, with new expressions from established brands, innovations on the super-premium end, rye-based expressions and a successful proliferation of flavored whiskies
Murray has created a special symbol, " Liquid Gold", for the elite whiskies
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She will also talk about her experiences as a woman in the whisky industry and make comparisons between Speyside and Swedish whiskies
Neil Boyd, commercial director, malt whiskies
at Ian Macleod Distillers, is responsible for global strategic development of the company's malt whisky portfolio, including Glengoyne, Tamdhu, Smokehead and others.
MARY GRIFFIN meets the woman behind the event and discovers the rare and expensive whiskies
that could be your dream dram.
The event will feature up to 150 whiskies
from 30 distilleries, as well as old and rare whiskies
rarely seen outside the glass cabinets in specialist shops.
Meanwhile, Cooley Distillery was celebrating after Kilbeggan was named best Irish blended whiskey at the World Whiskies
Islay malt is particularly distinctive to whiskey drinkers; known to boast a powerful smoky flavor originating from the peat with which the malt is smoked, Islay-produced whiskies
are not for idle imbibers.